Bobcats rally with two back to back victories

After a disappointing loss to region foe and valley rival Logan, Sky View recorded a pair of key region wins. The Bobcats won a hard fought battle two weeks ago against the Box Elder Bees with a 28-23 victory in a Thursday night game. They followed that up this week with a pre-UEA weekend drubbing of the Ogden High Tigers by posting a 52-0 Wednesday night win.

Announcement: Ice skating lessons scholarship

The George S. Eccles Ice Center is now accepting applications for the Sheri Becker Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship (one Learn to Skate session) is open to applicants ages 5 to 16 who meet all scholarship requirements and who wish to learn how to ice skate or improve their skating skills.

Bobcats rebound to beat Bees

Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View boy’s basketball team rebounded from its loss at Logan with a win over the Bees of Box Elder High, 57-49 Thursday night. Senior Casey Oliverson scored a game-high 19 points in the win.

Sky View boys fall to rival Logan in nail-biter

Logan, Utah — In a battle between Cache Valley Rivals, the Sky View boy’s basketball team fell to Logan High in a thriller, 77-75, on Tuesday. Junior Jalen Moore led all scorers with 22 points, and junior Ty Nielsen added 17, but the Bobcat’s last-second shot fell short at the buzzer.

Slow start too much for Lady Bobcats

Smithfield, Utah — It was a rough night for the Sky View High girl’s basketball team as it fell to Weber High 58-42 Thursday night. Senior guard Dannika Webb led the Bobcats with nine points, but a sluggish start proved too much to overcome.

Sky View fined for athletic recruitment violation

“At a Utah High School Activities Association hearing last week, a panel found that Glenn Mortensen, the school’s head swim coach, was in violation of athletic recruitment rules when he contacted a talented Finnish exchange student-athlete prior to the teen’s arrival at the school.”

Disappointing loss at Skyline brings an end to the Bobcats season

Image: Daniel Lemon (#82) is the victim of a Pass Interference call in the end zone.  This set up one of the Bobcat scores.

At the beginning of the season the Sky View Bobcat football team was picked to finish last in the region. Against all odds and as the underdogs in most every game this season the Bobcats battled to a second place tie in the region. Friday night this Band of Brothers came together and battled for four quarters, and when the final buzzer blared they were on the losing end of the score, but never gave up, they fought to the end.

Bobcats harass the Huskies, finish the regular season with near perfect game in

Image: Nate Payne (#86) had 4 touchdowns and 108 yards receiving.

Sky View traveled to Hillcrest High School in Midvale for a mid-week game and got things done on the ground and in the air, Putting up a shutout against the Huskies the Bobcats scored twice on the ground and five times through the air in a 49-0 route. Sky View closed out the season on a positive note heading into next weeks playoff game against Skyline.

Bangerter’s late interception drains the Lakers and preserves the Bobcat win

Image: Cole Bangerter (#25) had a big night defensively with this tackle.  Bangerter also had the game saving interception.

Last minute tragedy was averted Friday night as a late Nick Carver fumble was reversed when Cole Bangerter intercepted a Bonneville pass on the next play to seal the Lakers’ fate and solidify the Bobcat win. The victory puts Sky View in a tie at the region level with Mountain Crest after the Mustangs fell to the Royals on Friday night. An overtime victory by Olympus will have Sky View matched up against Skyline in the first round of the playoffs.

Bobcats win the victors crown over the Royals from Roy

Image: Corey Jensen (#6) picks up some big yards after a catch.

The Sky View Bobcats invited the Roy Royals to town on Friday night and the Bobcats came up victorious; scoring over and over on the turnovers forced by the defense. When the night was over Sky View was crowned the victors beating Roy with a score of 6-to-30. With the victory Sky View moves to 3-5-0 on the season (2-2-0 Region).

Logan Grizzlies maul the Bobcats

Image: Team Captains: Tyler Stevens # 11, Tre Hansen # 52, Nick Carver # 8, Corey Jensen # 6

The Sky View Bobcats made a short trip to Logan on Friday night, for a trip that in hindsight they may wish they had not made. The offense struggled to get things going on the ground and in the air, while the defense did not have many answers for the Grizzly offense behind DJ Nelson’s arm and ground game. After a 7-67 loss the Bobcats will need to go back to the drawing board and get ready for next week’s game against Roy.

Bobcats sting the Bees in an impressive Homecoming victory

Image: Nick Carver lets one fly.

To cap off the Homecoming week celebration, the Sky View Bobcats welcomed the Bees from Box Elder to town on Friday. Coming into the game Sky View at 1-4-0 was the underdog against the 4-1-0 record of Box Elder. However, the Bobcats came to play and defended their house, putting up four scores Sky View exterminated the Bees in a 28-to-13 Homecoming victory.

Lady Bobcats break season tie against Lady Mustangs

SMITHFIELD — It was a night that ended with sweet revenge for the Sky View High School Girl’s soccer team. The Bobcats avenged their early season loss to Mountain Crest Tuesday night, winning round two by a final score of 2-1. The Bobcats were led by Senior Striker Stacy Bair, who scored the first of Sky View’s two goals and her pin point passing and superb ball handling was too much for the Mustangs defense to handle.

Mustang fourth quarter stampede too much for Bobcats to handle

Image: Milyon Chantry takes down a Mustang.

Valley rivals Mountain Crest Mustangs came to town and battled with the Smithfield Bobcats in a close game that came down to the wire. The Mountain Crest Mustangs scored first, but then the Bobcats mounted an ambush that resulted in two scores in the second quarter. Two Mustang fourth quarter scores would seal the Bobcats fate, and when the dust settled Mountain Crest headed south with the victory.

Not many bright spots in Sky View Bobcats trip to Brighton High School

Image: Nick Carver (8) delivering a pass, while Sean Gero (20) provides protection.

The Sky View Bobcats did a decent job of containing the passing offense of the Brighton High Bengals Friday night. However, the Bobcats couldn’t cage the Bengals running game giving up over 200 yards on the ground. Falling 3-28 Sky View moves to 1-3 on the season heading opening up region play next week against the valley rival Mountain Crest Mustangs.

Lady Bobcats hold off Roy, improves to 6-4

Image: Teammates celebrate after their recent win.

It was a beautiful evening Thursday as the Sky View girls soccer team played host to the Roy Royals. Sky View jumped out early taking a demanding 3-0 lead only 10 minutes into the game. Their play calmed down after that and no goals were scored until Roy got on the board with 15 minutes left in the first half. With the score 3-1 at half time Roy came out firing on all cylinders in the second half and quickly tied it in the first five minutes of the second half with a pair of goals from Taryn Davies. 

Bobcats climb Mount Olympus and win the “Clash of the Titans”

Image: Team sings victory song lead by O-Line coach Jim Walker.  Na, na, na, na, na NA!

Not many people picked Sky View over Olympus in tonight’s match up, as a matter of fact there was just one lone reporter that was brave enough to pick them over the Titans, and according to Head Coach Craig Anhder that reporter was his neighbor. That lone reporter will have bragging rights among his peers this weekend as the Bobcats clawed their way to a victory, dominating on offense, defense and just about every other area of the game.

Bobcats show claws in the first quarter, then get battered by the Rams


Last week Head Football Coach Craig Anhder asked his players to come out strong and play hard from the opening kickoff. In the first quarter the Bobcats did just that scoring on a long drive that resulted in a touchdown. The Cats followed up that drive with a kickoff return by Yabitse Wells ran back for a touchdown. Just like that it was 6-14 and Sky View was in the driver’s seat. Unfortunately for Sky View and the full house of loyal fans that was all the scoring the Bobcats would do and the Highland Rams from Pocatello, Idaho took over and methodically put points on the scoreboard, caging the Cats with a final score of 32-14.

Northridge Knights mount a winning crusade against the Bobcats

Image: Corey Jensen defends a pass

The Sky View Bobcats went into Friday night’s game as the underdogs against the 5A powerhouse Northridge Knights. In the first quarter it appeared the odds makers were spot on in their estimation of the match up. But the undersized underdog Bobcats refused to roll over and battled back in a losing effort that saw them fall 13-30.

Otero’s Boehme selected to play in NJCAA All Star game

Image: Aubry Boehme, a first-year player for the OJC Lady Rattlers during the 2010-2011 season, has been selected to play in the 2011 NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association’s All Star game. The games will be played July 9-10 at Pensacola State College in Florida.

LA JUNTA, Colo. — Aubry Boehme, a 6’0" post player for the Otero Junior College women’s basketball team has been selected to play in the 2011 NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association’s All Star game. Boehme, from Smithfield, Utah, is one of 40 players selected from throughout the United States. The games will be played July 9-10 on the campus of Pensacola State College in Florida.

Paul Hansen resigns as Sky View girls basketball head coach

Image: File photo of Paul Hansen, Sky View girls basketball head coach

In a shocking development after a very successful season and having devoted many years as the Sky View Girls Head Basketball Coach, Paul Hansen announced on Friday, April 8th that he was relinquishing his coaching duties. Hansen cited a difference of opinion on the direction of the program between the coaching staff and administration as a contributing factor in his decision.

Bobcats maul Sky Hawks in first round at state

OGDEN—Sky View triumphed over Salem Hills in the first round of the state tournament, 67-47 Tuesday night.The Bobcats went on 12-0 run to begin, led off by junior forward Jordan Nielson on a put-back layup during the first possession of the game. Senior forward Grayson Moore and junior point guard Riley Knowles both made 3-pointers during the run.

Lady Bobcats fall in semifinals to Springville

Image: Courtney Ballard (#15) blocking as Dannika Webb (#5) passes

TAYLORSVILLE—Following Sky View High School’s victory over Snow Canyon on Thursday, Lady Bobcat coach Paul Hansen forecasted a potential semifinal matchup against Springville in the Girls 4A State Basketball Tournament at Salt Lake Community College by calling Red Devils’ star Lexi Eaton “a handful.” He used the same description after their matchup on Friday, which saw Springville end Sky View’s season in a hard-fought 53-49 victory.

Lady Bobcats pass first round of 4A state tournament

Senior Dannika Webb scored 24 points to lead Sky View’s girls’ basketball over the Woods Cross Wildcats Tuesday morning, 63-50 at Salt Lake Community College during the first round of the 4A state tournament. The Bobcats got off to a slow start, but they were able to recover and maintain the lead. “I gave her the green light and she scored,” Bobcat head coach Paul Hansen said. “She passed up a couple of 3’s after she hit her first and I told her she needed to shoot.”

Bobcats trail Logan in first half then battle to victory in second

Image: Riley Knowles (#10) with a fast break

The Logan High Grizzlies came to play tonight and turned in a tough defensive showing. Logan put a scare into Sky View players and fans in the first half of the game building an eight point lead before Sky View fought their way back pulling within one just before half. In the second half Sky View continued to chisel away at Logan, eventually building a second half lead that they would not relinquish.